British Society Since 1945
The Penguin Social History of Britain
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British Society Since 1945 by Arthur Marwick
Book DescriptionHigh and popular culture; family, race, gender and class relations; sexual attitudes and material conditions; science and technology - the diversity of social developments in Britain from 1945 to 2002 are thoroughly explored in this new edition of a classic text. 'Something of a tour de force...Without serious distortion or omission he moves dexterously through a wide variety of sources, ranging from poetry through film and novels to opinion polls. it is astonishing how much he gets in' - "Times Educational Supplement". 'An enjoyable, readable, usable achievement which leads the field' - John Vincent, "Sunday Times".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780141005270
(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Arthur Marwick
Deluge, Paperback (July 2006)
Almost continuously in print for 40 years, this classic title describes life on the home front, analyzing the social changes that made Britain of the 1920s a vastly different place from the Britain that went to war in 1914. This reissued second edition features a new Preface by leading historian Joanna Bourke.
New Nature of History, Paperback (July 2001)
Addressing the key questions of what history is, and why and how one studies it, this text represents a positive affirmation of the vital importance to society of the study of the past, and of the many crucial learning outcomes which accrue from historical study.
Total War and Historical Change, Paperback (January 2001)
In exploring these four key themes, this collection provides a resource for the study of twentieth century European history, and exemplifies different historical methods and approaches. The essays include works by Stanley Hoffmann, Arno J Mayer and others, and are useful to students of modern European history.
History of the Modern British Isles, 1914-1999, Paperback (April 2000)» View all books by Arthur Marwick
Presents a 'total history' of the British Isles from the outbreak of the First World War through to the late 1990s. This volume offers readers a multi-layered narrative combining social, economic, cultural and political perspectives on this era of significant and rapid change. It also describes the 'big events' that dominated British politics.
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Author Biography - Arthur Marwick
Arthur Marwick is Professor of History at the Open University and served as Dean of Art from 1978 to 1984. His other books include THE SIXTIES and THE DELUGE.
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